Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 6:55

Sinn Féin has dissociated itself from the endorsement by a senior republican of a blog claiming Maíria Cahill was involved in a consensual relationshi(...)

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said the R&D project also underlined the US company’s commitment to the city.

FRANCESS McDONNELLSeagate Technology is to invest £34.7 million (€43.8 million) in a major new research and development project in Derry.The American (...)

 Maíria Cahill meeting First Minister Peter Robinson on Monday. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

August 1997: Alleged 12- month cycle of sex abuse by IRA member when Maíria Cahill was aged 16 begins. 1998: Ms Cahill complains of alleged abuse to (...)

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers: said the Northern Ireland Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry was the “best-placed authority” to address the Kincora allegations. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

GERRY MORIARTY First Minister Peter Robinson is to liaise with the head of the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry after Northern Secretary Theresa(...)

First Minister Peter Robinson with Maíria Cahill  in his office at Parliament Buildings in Stormont yesterday. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

The IRA has always had crude and frequently brutal ways of dealing with internal matters such as alleged IRA sex abusers and informants. When it came (...)

Maíria Cahill arrives for her meeting with Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson at Stormont yesterday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Maíria Cahill has said she will meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny tomorrow morning at 10am to discuss her allegations that she and other women were victims(...)

Maíria Cahill pictured at Leinster House in Dublin last week. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said it is his understanding that there are “more cases to follow” of alleged cover-ups within Sinn Féin and the IRA of sexua(...)

Maíria Cahill  on BBC 
: “There are other victims out there listening to all this and being retraumatised because of Sinn Féin’s refusal to admit what has happened.” Photograph: Pacemaker/BBC Spotlight

First Minister Peter Robinson has expressed support for Maíria Cahill, the west Belfast woman who said she was raped by an IRA member when she was 16(...)

Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt has a big challenge ahead: to get his party back into the House of Commons, where it is seatless. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers told some 350 Ulster Unionist delegates at the party’s annual conference in Belfast on Saturday that they were co(...)

Gerry Adams: The IRA on occasion shot alleged sex offenders or expelled them,” he said.  “While this may have been expedient at the time it was not appropriate.”

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said last night abuse victims were failed by the IRA policy of shooting alleged sex offenders. His admission came as T(...)